Unit 1 Southeast Asia Geography
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A river of South Asia that flows southeast from the Himalayas to the Bay of Bengal.
Huang He (Yellow River)
River that begins in Tibet and flows east to the Yellow Sea: China's Sorrow
A river that flows from Tibet, through the Himalayas and Hindu Kush into the Arabian Sea.
A major river that runs from southern China through Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam.
Largest and longest River in China that begins on the Tibetan Plateau and travels east to the East China Sea.
Bay of Bengal
A Bay that the Ganges River flows into, North of the Indian Ocean, On the eastern side of India, South of Tibet, West of China.
Lies between Africa to the west, Asia to the north, & Australia to the east.
Sea of Japan
Small sea that lies between the Asian continent and Japan.
South China Sea
Sea that lies between Vietnam and the Phillipines.
Sea that lies between China and Korea.
Asia's largest desert that stretches across China and Mongolia.
A desert located in western China between the Tian Shan and Kunlun Mountains
The mountain range that forms the northern boundary of India, world's highest mountain range, and forms the southern border of China.
Peninsula divided into North and South Korea that juts out of northeastern China in between the Yellow Sea and the Sea of Japan
the addition of any substance that has a negative effect on water or the living things that depend on the water
Concentration of trace substances such as carbon monoxide, sulfur oxide, hydrocarbons, and solid particulates, at a greater level than occurs in average air.
A religion based on the teachings of the Buddha.
A religion and philosophy developed in ancient India, characterized by a belief in reincarnation and a supreme being who takes many forms
Religion located in Japan and related to Buddhism. Shintoism focuses particularly on nature and ancestor worship.
A philosophy that adheres to the teachings of the Chinese philosopher Confucius. It shows the way to ensure a stable government and an orderly society in the present world and stresses a moral code of conduct.